The Weekly calendar for January 24, 2013

Posted Jan. 22, 2013, at 4:10 p.m.

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Art

BANGOR

• “Uncertain Spaces,” paintings of Shane Charles Smith and visual poetry of Rachel Kennedy, through Feb. 28, Robert E. White Art Gallery, Peabody Hall, Husson University. Artist’s reception, 5-7 p.m. Jan. 24. 941-7887.

• Honoring Their Art: Allen, Manter and Watt,” 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through January, Boyd Place, 21 Boyd St.

Children

BANGOR:

• Maine Discovery Museum, new exhibit Dino Dig; tree house, sound studio, pilot a ship, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday; 74 Main St. $7.50. Free to members and those under age 1. 262-7200.

HOLDEN:

• Nature Time: Winter Session, for children ages 2 to 4, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, through Feb. 25, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $50 members $60 others for seven-week session. Advance registration required at 989-2591.

ORONO:

• Mantis Yoga for Kids, with instructor Holly Twining, 3:30-4 p.m. Mondays, through Feb. 11, Keith Anderson Community Center. For ages 3-6. $35 for five-week session. 866-5065.

• January shows, Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine: “Our Sky Family,” 2 p.m. Jan. 27. $3. Seating limited, reservations at 581-1341 or GalaxyMaine.com.

• February shows, Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine: “Black Holes,” 7-8 p.m. Feb. 1 and 8; “Trip through Space,” 2-3 p.m. Feb. 3 and 10; “Search for the Edge of the Solar System,” 7-8 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22; “Ice Worlds,” 7 p.m. Fridays, Earth’s Wild Ride, 2-3 p.m. Feb. 17 and 24. $3. Seating limited, reservations at 581-1341 or GalaxyMaine.com.

Classes

BANGOR:

• Getting Started on the Internet, 2:30-4 p.m. Jan. 24, computer lab, Bangor Public Library. Free. Registration recommended, 947-8336, ext. 126.

• The Practice and Art of Drawing, with Judy Taylor, noon-2 p.m. Fridays, through March 1, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. $200 members, $220 others. 561-3360.

• Women, Work, and Community’s “Beyond Start Up: Moving Your Business Forward,” 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 30-Feb. 27, Bangor Hall, UMA-Bangor Campus, 1 University Drive. Advance registration required, 262-7843.

• Working with bees, three-hour program with Master Gardener Volunteers Gary Haynes, Harry Michaud and Gordon Pratt discussing how to work with bees and build a Langstroth beehive, 5-8 p.m. Feb. 5, University of Maine Cooperative Extension Office, 307 Maine Ave., Bangor. $50 per person. For more information or to reserve a space in the workshop, call Harry Michaud at 207-738-4871 or 207-951-3127 no later than Jan. 28.

• Device workshop, 8-9 a.m. Jan. 26, US Cellular, 33 Mid Mall Blvd.

• Women, Work, and Community, The Basics of Starting a Business, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 7 and 14, University of Maine Augusta, Bangor campus. Covers basics of business plan, marketing, cash planning. Free, advance registration required. Jane Searles, regional manager, 262-7843 or searles@maine.edu.

HAMPDEN:

• Fused glass class for adults, noon-2 p.m. Feb. 11 and 13, or March 4 and 6, Skehan Center, old Hampden Academy. Learn to cut glass, design pieces. $65 for two classes, includes materials. Class limited to four. Register through Hampden Recreation Department www.hampdenmaine.gov, Mari, windoverart@gmail.com.

Clubs, groups

BANGOR:

• Eastern Maine Camera Club, 6 p.m. Jan. 31, Bangor Parks and Recreation building, 647 Main St. Topic will be exploring new camera equipment.

• Eastern Maine Die-cast Association, for collectors of diecast and toy vehicles, airplanes, soldiers, etc; meets second Monday of the month at a local restaurant. 745-1345, 942-3801.

• Queen City Grange 30, second Monday, Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m. Membership open to ages 14 and up. 973-3976.

• Miniature war gamers’ re-enacting club, 10 a.m. second Saturday, Forest Avenue Congregational Church, 300 Forest Ave. 478-1598.

• Bangor Toastmasters, nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills, 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Beal College, 99 Farm Road. Guests welcome. bangortoastmaster@opt4usa.org.

• Rendez-Vous, a French conversation group, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Starbucks, Bangor Mall Blvd. French speakers welcome.

• Bangor Grange 30, first and third Tuesdays of the month, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper, 6 p.m., meeting, 7 p.m.. Membership open to all 14 years of age and up. 973-3976.

• Paul Bunyan chapter of BNI meeting, 7-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Wellman Commons, Masonic Foundation Building, 294 Union St. 843-5603.

• German Stammtisch Language group, 5:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Books-A-Million. 866-4992.

HERMON:

• Arnold R. Kelly American Legion Post 200, 7 p.m. last Thursday, Hermon Volunteer Rescue Squad building, Billings Road. 848-5597.

Dance

BANGOR:

• Beginners’ Irish step and Ceili lessons, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Valance Fitness Studio, 128 Main St. $10. Register in advance, 409-5137.

• Line dance classes, 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Maine Veterans’ Home, 44 Hogan Road. All levels. Benefits Maine Veterans’ Home. 945-9061.

• Bangor Singles Club, 7 p.m.-12 midnight, Friday, Jan. 25, Brewer Eagles Club upstairs hall, Ranger. Open to public (over 25 years old).

• Line dancing classes, 3 p.m. Sundays, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. $2. All levels. 262-9600, 262-0802.

BREWER:

• Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, upstairs, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. All levels. $5. Benefits Brewer Eagles Club. 852-3284.

• Bangor Area Recovery Network dinner-dance, 8 p.m.-midnight Jan. 26, at the network’s facility, 142 Center St. For information, call 561-9444.

EDDINGTON:

• Free Zumba fitness classes, 6 p.m. Fridays through Jan. 28. Back Door Dance Studio and Meadowbrook Reception Center, 34 Lois Lane. 356-1454.

OLD TOWN:

• A free community supper will be served at 6 p.m. Jan. 25, St. James’ Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets in Old Town. Open to all.

Events

BANGOR:

• Bingo Tuesday and Saturday, Dow-Clewley VFW Post 1761, 1368 Hammond St. Doors open 4:30 p.m. Bingo, 6:15 p.m.

• Bangor Veterans Acupuncture Clinic, 6:45-8 p.m. Thursdays, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Open to veterans and active-duty military personnel and immediate family members. 990-0188, ext. 13 or arnberg.marie@gmail.com or tbjlac@prexar.com.

• “Bears and Beers” illustrated talk with Randy Cross, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, Sea Dog Restaurant . Sponsored by Penobscot Valley Chapter of Maine. Free.

EDDINGTON:

• Eddington Historical Society, 6:30 p.m.  conference room at F.A. Wood Municipal Building, Route 9. 989-5792.

GLENBURN

• Bingo, 7 p.m., Thursdays, West Glenburn Community Club, 5 Phillips Road, across from fire station. Door open 4:30 p.m., early birds, 5:30 p.m. 745-3067.

HAMPDEN:

• Bingo, Fridays, VFW Post 4633, Canoe Club Road. Early birds, 6 p.m., regular bingo, 7 p.m. Refreshments available. 862-2553.

HOLDEN:

• Wild Bird Feeding 101 with Jason Harris, Kent Nutrition Group sales manager, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Free.

• “Madagascar: A Unique World Unto Itself” illustrated talk with Lee and Ron Davis, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $5 members, $6 others.

OLD TOWN:

• Cabin fever reliever, 6 p.m. Feb. 9, K of C Hall. To raise funds for the Orono High School Class of 2013′s Project Graduation. Comedian Chris Quimby, 7 p.m., live music with Jones’N, 8 p.m., silent auction, 9:15 p.m. Cash bar and munchies available. Tickets $15, $25 a pair. Reservations, 944-9756.

• Snowshoe trek with wildlife biologist Barry Burgason to identify animals and their winter habitat, University Forest, 1:30 p.m. Jan. 26; snow date Jan. 27. $10 Maine Audubon members, $15 others. 989-2591 for directions and to sign up.

• Hearts Afire Festival, 5-8 p.m. Feb. 7, Old Town Elks Lodge, Fourth Street. Many local vendors.

Admission by donation to benefit National Elks Association.

• Project Linus Blanket Day, hosted by the Old Town Canoe City Quilters, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 2, Old Town Knights of Columbus Hall, Gilman Falls Avenue. Bring sewing machine, power strip and sewing supplies. Fabric and batting available. Those who don’t sew invited to participate. Kathy Ouellette, 852-7342.

• University of Maine Chapter of Partner’s for World Health, indoor yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, Fellowship Hall of the Old Town Methodist Church, Stillwater Avenue. The event will benefit the chapter’s medical missions trip in May. Free refreshments will be provided and donations will be accepted. For information, 207-447-0469.

Film

BANGOR:

• Green Acres Kennel Shop in Bangor will host the first Maine screening of the new documentary “Tough Love: A Meditation on Dominance and Dogs” at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9. Seating is limited; please, pre-register by calling 945-6841.

Lectures

BANGOR:

• Book signing by John Ford, author of “Suddenly, The Cider Didn’t Taste So Good: Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine,” 2 p.m. Jan. 24, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. 942-0802, 262-9600.

• Poetry open mike, 7-8 p.m. Jan. 29, and every last Tuesday, Books-A-Million (upstairs), Bangor Mall. 941-1670.

ORONO:

• Reading by Brenda Gilchrist, author of  “Waltzing with Bracey: A Long Reach Home,” 7:15 p.m. Jan. 24, Dirigo Pines Inn.

• On February 1, 2013 at 7:15 pm, “Beat the Winter Blues,” with Amy Cotton, nurse practitioner at Rosscare and director of operations and senior services Quality at EMHS, 5 p.m. Feb. 1, Dirigo Pines Inn. RSVP to Dirigo Pines Inn at 866-344-3400.

Meals

BANGOR:

• Breaking Bread soup kitchen, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays, Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 517 Hammond St. Free. 570-8107.

• Free community meal, 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. 945-9567.

• Free weekly meal, 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. All are welcome. 945-3166.

BREWER:

• Turkey pie benefit lunch, 11 a.m-1 p.m. Feb. 2, First Congregational Church UCC, 35 Church St. Gluten-free vegetarian options. $7, $3 children under 12. 989-7350.

CLIFTON:

• Clifton Community Food Pantry, outreach of Clifton United Baptist Church, 10 a.m.-noon first Monday; 4-6 p.m. third Monday; at the church, 742 Airline Road. To volunteer, contact church for interview.

HERMON:

• American Legion baked bean supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. third Saturday, Hermon Rescue Squad building, $7, $3 children. 848-5597.

• Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry, 9-11 a.m. the first, third Thursdays, Penobscot Snowmobile Club, Bog Road. 299-5186.

VEAZIE: Beef stew supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 9, Veazie Congregational Church. $6, $3 children. Door prizes.

Museums

ORLAND

• Orland Historical Society Museum, open by appointment only. 469-3354, 944-0914, 469-6817.

Music

BANGOR:

• Learn to harmonize with the Heart of Maine Chorus Guest Night, 7 p.m. Jan. 28, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 639 Grandview Ave., Bangor.

• Penobscot Fiddles amateur musicians group, 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, James F. Doughty Middle School, 143 Fifth St. Open to all ages, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo, bass, piano, accordion, whistles, percussion.

• Country Jam, 6:30-9 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Door prizes, 50-50 raffle. Cold beverages available. Donations at the door. 942-0802, 262-9600.

• “The Brick” open mic, all acts, ages, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Union Street Brick Church. Sign-up begins 6:30 p.m. $2 donation. 945-9798.

• Heart of Maine Chorus of Sweet Adelines, 6.30 p.m. Mondays, corner of Essex Street and Grandview Avenue. 989-4110.

• River City Harmonizers, women’s a cappella, barbershop chorus, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. Seeking all harmony parts. 947-3128, 848-5354.

• Bangor Community Chorus, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. 945-6752.

BREWER: NEVAH: Cabin Fevah Relievah Progressabilly Concert, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Bluegrass crossover band. $10.

ORONO:

• DADGAD Open Mic Coffeehouse, the third Saturday of every month, Keith Anderson Community House, Bennoch Road.  Acoustic jam at 6 p.m., open-mic signup, 7 p.m.  $3 donation, coffee and snacks included. Free to children under 12. 942-3827.

Outdoors

HOLDEN:

• Snowshoe tour, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 2, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $15 members, $20 others. Snowshoes available to rent for $5. Advance registration required. 989-2591.

• Winter ecology walk with Lee Kantar, biologist with Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 2, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $10 members, $15 others. 989-2591.

• Go for a snowshoe and cross-country ski trek with Holden Land Trust members 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 27, at the Eastern Maine Snowmobile Club, Levenseller Road. Lunch will be available for purchase at the club. Public Safety personnel will be on site. 745-9955. Backup date, Feb. 10.

OLD TOWN:

• Join wildlife ecologist Bucky Owens excursion to search for signs of animals in the forest, 1 p.m. Jan. 27, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Learn about seasonal animal and plant adaptation. Meet at Parker Reed shelter. Admission by suggested donation of $5, free to children. Reservations requested by Jan. 26. 944-9259.

Theater

BANGOR:

• “Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience, A Parody by Dan and Jeff,” 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 27, Gracie Theatre. Tickets, gracietheatre.com or the box office at 941-7888.

BREWER: The Focus Group, 8 p.m. Jan. 25, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Comedy for mature audiences only. $5.

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